The Background Of Sujit Choudhry
Sujit Choudhry was born in New Delhi, India, but his family moved to Canada when he was still fairly young. Once in Canada, Choudhry was exposed to an entirely new world. He was able to receive an international education and a better understanding of other cultures. This eventually led him to study constitution law at 3 universities in 3 different countries. Once he had completed his education, Sujit Choudhry was prepared to help others as a professor of law.
An Expert In Constitution Building
The main focus of his academic career is constitutional law. He researches and instructs his students on matters of constitution building and how today’s developing countries are creating their own unique approaches to constitution. Beyond academia, he has used his expertise to assist non-government organizations who contend with issues pertaining to constitutional law. Specifically, he serves as a consultant for the World Bank Institute and is also a consultant for a number of universities including Harvard University. His expertise has even attracted the interest of developing countries looking for advice when forming their constitutions and transitioning from authoritarianism.
The Developing Nations Join In
Perhaps the most important work performed by Sujit Choudhry is assisting developing countries in the process of transitioning. Among the countries that sought out the advice of Choudhry are Ukraine, South Africa, and in particular Middle Eastern countries. During the Arab Spring, Choudhry served as an advisor to the reformers who sought out ways to change their home countries. While there are currently ongoing conflicts in the Middle East, his work as undeniably had an impact on that lives of Middle Easterners and garnered support for more open and democratic societies among the populace.
What Lies Ahead
Currently, Sujit Choudhry is busy working on several research projects and a book. His research projects are centered around the security issues affecting developing constitutional governments today such as territorial disputes and authoritarian populism. His book is centered around his birth country India and the development of its constitution. He expects to release it under Oxford University Press.